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Take Root: Building Your Digital Transformation Team

Obviously, when beginning any project involving new technology or operations, building a team of experts that can lead the way for the rest of the company is crucial. But because cognitive technology is so new and still growing as a field, many business leaders are unfamiliar with how to...

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Monitor the Risks Associated with Artificial Intelligence

As companies increase their cognitive capabilities, they will also have to address the risks that are presented by investing so heavily in new technology. Any new IT will have its own set of challenges and pitfalls, and AI is not unique in that regard, but similarly to the expanse...

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The Impact of Machine Learning in Every Day Life

The power of machine learning is becoming clearer to the general public every day, right before their eyes, without many even realizing what they’re seeing. The virtual voice assistants in smartphones or smart homes are driven very strongly through machine learning, and more specifically through natural language processing. Siri,...

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Challenges with Implementing Machine Learning

With artificial intelligence and machine learning becoming more popular every year, it would seem clear that more and more companies would want to join the modernization of business and implement some kind of AI technology into their own practices. But despite its popularity, many businesses still either are not...

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How Many Analytics Experts Does it Take to Turn a Project?

Eliminate the Fluff I have been working in Business Analytics for about 20 years, and for a good part of that, focused on aligning teams of consultants for projects. A lot of thought goes into putting these teams together.  The most important attributes to consider are technology expertise and...

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What’s Beneath AI and the Decision of Build vs. Buy

As the business world has grown in the 21st century, artificial intelligence (AI) has grown with it, to the point that it is no longer a rare occurrence or unique application. Companies are using AI in several different ways, among them improving customer relations, creating more efficient processes, and...

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Right Approach to Get Effective Results from IA

Top-Down vs. Ground-Up:  What’s Better? As companies begin to implement Robotic Process Automation (RPA) into their operations and processes, they should find a systematic approach through which to define their RPA strategy in order to increase dividends and avoid the obstacles typically encountered by business expanding their AI department....

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Can Enterprises Effectively Take Advantage of AI?

Improvements in Capabilities Make AI Viable for the Enterprise Artificial Intelligence has long been viewed as the solution to all of the problems we will encounter a decade from now. Ever since the term was coined in the 1950’s, it has been peering over our shoulder, teasing us as...

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Not Your Grand-Daddy’s Slicing and Dicing

Business Analytics in the Travel Industry The travel industry makes extensive use of business analytics to drive loyalty, promotions, revenue management – and ultimately, the customer experience. These are not your grandfather’s type of slice and dice analytics, but use a combination of data science, big data and business...

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Meshing Big Data and the Cloud

What Goes Around Comes Around Not long ago, a legacy system was enterprise software running on a mainframe.  Wait, I thought those supercharged Teradata screaming machines were purchased just a few years ago?  Did someone say legacy Teradata?  Grab the gold coins son, we’re going off the grid.  It’s...

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